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An aerial view of the Wallops Island launch facilities taken by the Wallops Incident Response Team Oct. 29 following the failed launch attempt of Orbital Science Corp.'s Antares rocket Oct. 28. Image Credit: NASA/Terry Zaperach

Investigation into Antares Rocket Explosion Continues

No injuries reported in Antares rocket explosion WASHINGTON – TECH – The investigation into the explosion during launch of the Antares Rocket is continuing. NASA says that while no one was injured as a result of the spectacular explosion of the vehicle, the damage to the launch site is significant. Fifteen seconds after liftoff, the […]


Posted 29 October 2014 by in Featured
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MPP Bill Mauro brought his private members motion back to the Ontario Legislature

Murillo Library Celebrates Expansion of Youth and Children’s Sections

MURILLO – The Municipality of Oliver Paipoonge celebrated the expansion of its children and youth sections at the two municipal library branches in Rosslyn and Murillo during an Open House held today at the Murillo Library.  Books and other resources were purchased with the support of a $15,000 grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation.  This grant […]


Posted 29 October 2014 by in Arts Now
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Thunder Bay Queens Womeen's Hockey

Bantam AA Queens off to Duluth this weekend

THUNDER BAY – SPORTS – The Thunder Bay RBC Dominion Securities bantam AA Queens are off to Duluth this weekend for a three-game set against opponents from Minnesota. Thunder Bay opens up play Saturday at 2:45PM as they take on the Grand Rapids-Greenway Lightning. Following the opener will be a 6:30PM encounter vs. the Duluth […]


Posted 29 October 2014 by in Featured
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Live on stage in Thunder Bay bringing in the crowd for a rendition of Jingle Bells

Canadian Pacific Holiday Train Schedule Announced

Holiday Train Raises Funds for the Food Bank THUNDER BAY – The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train is a big hit in Thunder Bay and across Northwestern Ontario. Canadian Pacific’s annual Holiday Train program is a rolling fundraising event that travels across Canada and the United States raising money, food, and awareness for food banks and […]


Posted 28 October 2014 by in News
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The NADF Business Awards are a part of the pathway that the Nishnawbe-Aski Development Fund promotes

24th Annual NADF Business Awards

24th Annual NADF Business Awards – Live from Thunder Bay THUNDER BAY – Nishnawbe Aski Development Fund (NADF) present the “24th Annual NADF Business Awards” to celebrate Aboriginal business in northern Ontario. Eight award recipients will be recognized for their achievements at a gala event hosted by the Valhalla Inn. Since 1991, the annual NADF […]


Posted 28 October 2014 by in Business
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RMYC Seeks Youth Curfew

THUNDER BAY – A community forum hosted by the CBC at Confederation College in early October focussed on building bridges between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples. The Respect campaign adopted by the City was mentioned as a positive strategy to bring us together. The challenge is putting into action the understanding and compromises required to resolve differences […]


Posted 28 October 2014 by in Featured
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